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  • Hope’s Windows Inc. expanded its One55 Series solid hot-rolled steel product line to include doors.  The One55 Series was created for the historic renovation of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard/Intermediate Maintenance Facility Building 155, and brought to the residential market because the narrow steel sightlines and thin arrow muntin design created an in-demand industrial aesthetic for... more »
  • PGT Innovations completed its acquisition of Western Window Systems. As previously announced on July 24, 2018, the company increased its 2018 outlook for legacy PGT Innovations based on strong second quarter results and provided a full year estimate for Western Window Systems. PGT Innovations expects to provide revised full year 2018 guidance to reflect the positive impact of the Western Window... more »
  • Roto Fasco Canada added two new handle options to its RotoFasco Secura sliding patio door line of handles, the 9600 and the 9900. The two handles provide a similar appearance for a better segmentation, the company reports, with the 9600 as the entry-level handle with a one-piece design, and the 9900 as its up-scale alternative for larger door applications, best suited to work in tandem with... more »
  • Western Window Systems introduced its simulated steel line, a new series of energy-smart, thermally broken aluminum windows and doors designed to match the look of steel. An extension of the recently launched Series 7000 performance family, Western Window Systems’ simulated steel line is crafted with a signature aluminum extrusion and designed to emulate a steel putty glaze with... more »
  • BRINC Building Products Inc. expanded ThermalBuck distribution in the greater Northeastern U.S. through Boise Cascade. ThermalBuck, a high-performance window buck, is designed to extend the mounting point for windows and doors to meet the exterior insulation plane for cladding attachment. “Not only were we impressed with their quick response times, but Boise Cascade offers it’s... more »
  • Chelsea Building Products will be showcasing current window and door systems as well as design concepts from parent company, aluplast, at GlassBuild America 2018 in booth #1263. Chelsea will highlight inoview, its new window platform that is designed to provide optimal thermal and structural performance with a clean, low-profile appearance. It is available with a variety of accessories to produce... more »
  • The Detering Company acquired the assets of Bryan, Texas-based Weatherford Door & Window Co. The acquisition of Weatherford provides Detering with the ability to distribute and manufacture products and materials from Central Texas, the company reports. “We are excited to add Weatherford, well respected for its quality products and outstanding people, as a Detering Company, and we... more »
  • EnduroShield will be debuting its X-Line double-sided machine at GlassBuild America 2018. According to the company, the machine is fully automated and features efficient application and a user-friendly interface. It functions as both an in-line or stand-alone machine, and is designed to reduce costs and streamline factory flow. more »
  •   Jeld-Wen products were featured in a 2018 George Matsumoto Prize-winning project by Dallas-based smitharc architects. The project, a modern design of a residence in Durham, North Carolina, used Jeld-Wen metal clad wood Siteline windows and doors throughout. The addition of Jeld-Wen's Siteline products helped to create the high performance, dramatic effect that was necessary for... more »
  • Roto Fasco Canada installed a Frech die-cast machine in its Mississauga, Ontario, plant. According to the company, this addition will enable Roto North America to further expand its manufacturing of window and door hardware by increasing automation and producing at optimal capacity. Since its installation, it has given Roto a 20 percent increase in productivity with more parts and fewer rejects,... more »